About Glenville a Western North Carolina Community

Glenville- A sense of NC Mountain History-Past, Present, Future

Settled in 1827, Glenville, North Carolina was an outpost used as a fort in case of attack from the local tribe of the Cherokee nation. In 1941 the town was destroyed when the Nantahala Power and Light Company built a hydroelectric dam on the Tuckasegee River forming Lake Glenville. Today, scenic Lake Glenville is a mixture of the rugged and the refined. Defined by four distinct seasons, Lake Glenville is a prime resort destination and vacation home to many from the Southeast U.S. who seek the solitude of the majestic Blue Ridge Mountains. 

Rent or Buy

Home to the many vacation and primary residential homes built around the lake, Glenville has seen home values steadily increase in recent years. With so much natural beauty and recreational choices available, it is obvious why the area has seen increased real estate appreciation values. Visitors can select many lodging options including rugged mountaintop cabins to elegant bed & breakfast inns. Visitors and local residents alike enjoy hiking, mountain biking, and horseback riding. The pristine waters of the lake beckon all to fish for bream, small and large mouth bass, trout and walleye. Why not cruise aboard a pontoon boat, swim or take in waterfall watching. Signal Ridge Marina on Lake Glenville provides boat rental by the day or week.

For all of us who call Lake Glenville, North Carolina home, be it year-round or seasonal, know this area to be a truly special place. Families have come for generations to enjoy the spectacular natural beauty, the moderate year round temperatures, the invigorating smell of the evergreens and the low-key lifestyle.

Your Lake Glenville real estate resource

We would be happy to send you area information about the lovely communities of Glenville, Brevard, Sapphire Valley, Cashiers, Hendersonville, Asheville, Lake Toxaway or Highlands. Lake Glenville real estate offers many home buying options including lake front and lake view property, mountain homes and home sites, gated communities and rustic cabins. Now is the time to take advantage of the many residential options available. Be sure to contact NCMountainLife.com for all your Glenville, North Carolina real estate homebuying needs.

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